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The Age of Innocence
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ineffable
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The Age of Innocence
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  • Her lips trembled into a smile, but the eyes remained distant and serious, as if bent on some ineffable vision.
  • He took it up, and found himself plunged in an atmosphere unlike any he had ever breathed in books; so warm, so rich, and yet so ineffably tender, that it gave a new and haunting beauty to the most elementary of human passions.

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  • They were mystical experiences and were ineffable (incapable of being described in words).
    Religion - MSN Encarta  --  http://encarta.msn.com/text_761565187___0/Religion.html(retrieved 05/21/06)
  • She had been housed with the captain while the rest of them had gone on to entertain the commander; the doctor had reserved her, implying to the commander that she was not a virgin like the others, who would offer him the salubrious and then other ineffable effects of his taking their maidenhood, which to a soldier is like an amulet of life and rebirth.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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